The Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold millions of copies in English alone.

The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene. Now, he launches a fierce counterattack against proponents of "Intelligent Design" in his New York Times bestseller, The Greatest Show on Earth. "Intelligent Design" is being taught in our schools; educators are being asked to "teach the controversy" behind evolutionary theory. There is no controversy. Dawkins sifts through rich layers of scientific evidence—from living examples of natural selection to clues in the fossil record; from natural clocks that mark the vast epochs wherein evolution ran its course to the intricacies of developing embryos; from plate tectonics to molecular genetics—to make the airtight case that "we find ourselves perched on one tiny twig in the midst of a blossoming and flourishing tree of life and it is no accident, but the direct consequence of evolution by non-random selection." His unjaded passion for the natural world turns what might have been a negative argument, exposing the absurdities of the creationist position, into a positive offering to the reader: nothing less than a master’s vision of life, in all its splendor.

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The Greatest Show on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Richard Dawkins
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-24 - Publisher: Free Press

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Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Jerry Pinto
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-10 - Publisher: Penguin Random House India Private Limited

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The Greatest Show on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 32
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-03 - Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

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Mahakumbh, the Greatest Show on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: J. S. Mishra
Categories: Allahabad (India)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Har-Anand Publications

It Is About Mahakumbh-2001 At Allhabad. Presents Mahakumbh In Its Totality Details Of Management Aspects-Highlights The Lessons Learnt From The Successful Execution Of This Mega Event-Suggests Strategies To Effectively Manage Such Mega Events In Future. Well Illustrated. Has 12 Chapters.

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